This exquisite brass Aranmula Kannadi ( Malyalam: ആറന്മുളക്കണ്ണാടി, meaning the Aranmula mirror is a handmade oval metal-alloy mirror, handcrafted by artisans with beautiful Conch shell design and floral motifs using traditional family secret method of crafting in Aranmula, a small town in Gods own country - Kerala, South India.
Unlike the normal "silvered" glass mirrors, this is a Metal - Alloy mirror or front surface reflection mirror, which eliminates secondary reflections and aberrations typical of back surface mirrors.
The metal is polished religiously for several days to achieve the mirror's reflective surface and is considered to be one of the eight auspicious items or "Ashtamangalyam" that play a role in the entry of the bride at a wedding venue.
These unique metal mirrors are the result of Kerala's rich cultural traditions and have historical and cultural value and are thought to bring good luck making it a perfect Gift.
The Mirror comes with a extendable brass stand fixed at the back of the mirror and has the "seal" of authenticity stamped behind to ensure it is original.
Height 23 cm x Width 14 cm
The diameter of the oval metal alloy mirror is 7 cm x 8 cm
Weight: Mirror weights 850 Grams and 1000 grams with the box.
Note: The mirror comes packed in the red box and can also be used for gifting.
Care: Use a brass polish for cleaning of the brass and rub with a soft cloth. Mix few drops of oil to the polish to clean the mirror.